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Portion of Route 119 in Youngwood reopens

| Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 8:26 a.m.

A portion of Route 119 in Youngwood Borough was closed Wednesday morning after a pickup truck struck a utility pole.

The accident occurred around 1 a.m. in the 200 block of South Third Street and brought down the power lines. The road was closed while the pole was replaced.

About a dozen homes in the area of the accident were without electricity for several hours.

Traffic was detoured through several side streets in the borough.

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